Waynesburg has a total population of 4,184 and a student population of 2,555. Of these students, 2,515 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Waynesburg's largest chemistry school is Waynesburg University. In 2010, Waynesburg University graduated approximately 3 students with credentials in chemistry.
A total of 3 students graduated with credentials in chemistry from chemistry schools in Waynesburg in 2010. If you decide to attend a chemistry school in Waynesburg, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $17,760.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,300 for chemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Waynesburg-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $7,370 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Waynesburg after graduating from chemistry school, you should know that job prospects for chemists in Waynesburg, which is the most popular chemistry profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 5,050 chemists in Pennsylvania. Of these chemists, 80 were working in the greater Waynesburg area. By the year 2018, the number of chemists is expected to increase by 3% in Waynesburg. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Waynesburg is $41,700 per year, which is lower than the average for chemists state-wide.